Carolus-Duran, 1890 - Mrs. William Astor (Caroline Webster Schermerhorn, 1831–1908) - fine art print

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What does the The Metropolitan Museum of Art write about this work of art from the painter Carolus-Duran? (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Carolus-Duran was at the peak of his success as a society portraitist when he painted this likeness of the American banker's wife in Paris in 1890. The pose and the costume, with their strong suggestions of the seventeenth century, reflect the artist's early and continued admiration for Velázquez.

The product

The over 130 year-old piece of art Mrs. William Astor (Caroline Webster Schermerhorn, 1831–1908) was painted by the realist painter Carolus-Duran in 1890. The original was painted with the size: 83 1/2 x 42 1/4 in (212,1 x 107,3 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the French painter as the medium of the artwork. This piece of art is included in the digital collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is one of the world's largest and finest art museums, which includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.. With courtesy of - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of R. Thornton Wilson and Orme Wilson, 1949 (license - public domain). : Gift of R. Thornton Wilson and Orme Wilson, 1949. On top of that, alignment is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 2, which means that the length is 50% shorter than the width. Carolus-Duran was a painter from France, whose artistic style was mainly Realism. The artist lived for a total of 80 years - born in the year 1837 in Lille and deceased in the year 1917 in Paris.

Available product material options

For every art print we offer a range of different sizes & materials. Choose among the following product options now to match your preferences in size and material:

  • Print on acrylic glass (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, which is often labelled as a UV print on plexiglass, will turn the original work of art into décor. The great upside of a plexiglass fine art print is that contrasts and smaller color details become identifiable thanks to the very subtle tonal gradation. The acrylic glass protects your custom fine art print against light and external influences for many years to come.
  • Poster on canvas material: Our poster print is a UV printed canvas paper with a slightly rough surface texture, which resembles the original artwork. Please note, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin 2-6cm around the painting, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • Aluminium dibond: These are metal prints on alu dibond material with a true effect of depth. The Aluminium Dibond Print is the ideal start to fine art prints produced on aluminum. Colors are vivid and luminous, the details of the print appear very clear, and you can truly notice a matte appearance of the product.
  • Canvas print: The printed canvas, which shall not be confused with a real painting on a canvas, is an image applied directly on canvas fabric. Your canvas of this work of art will allow you to transform your art print into a large size collection piece as you would see in a gallery. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is quite simple to hang up the Canvas print without the use of any wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suitable for all types of walls.

The painter

Artist: Carolus-Duran
Gender: male
Nationality of artist: French
Professions of the artist: painter
Home country: France
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Died aged: 80 years
Birth year: 1837
Town of birth: Lille
Year died: 1917
Town of death: Paris

Background information about the original artwork

Name of the painting: "Mrs. William Astor (Caroline Webster Schermerhorn, 1831–1908)"
Artwork categorization: painting
Generic term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in: 1890
Age of artwork: 130 years old
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original artwork dimensions: 83 1/2 x 42 1/4 in (212,1 x 107,3 cm)
Museum / location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of R. Thornton Wilson and Orme Wilson, 1949
Creditline: Gift of R. Thornton Wilson and Orme Wilson, 1949

Structured product information

Product classification: art print
Method of reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Manufaturing technique: UV direct print (digital printing)
Provenance: Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Intended product usage: wall gallery, wall decoration
Image orientation: portrait format
Image ratio: 1 : 2
Side ratio implication: the length is 50% shorter than the width
Available product fabrics: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63", 90x180cm - 35x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63", 90x180cm - 35x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Aluminium dibond print sizes: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Frame: please bear in mind that this product is not framed

Disclaimer: We try our utmost in order to describe the art products as accurately as it is possible and to display them visually on the different product detail pages. Still, the colors of the printing material, as well as the printing can differ somehwat from the representation on the device's screen. Depending on your settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, colors can unfortunately not be printed as realisitcally as the digital version shown here. In view of the fact that all our art prints are printed and processed manually, there might as well be slight discrepancies in the motif's exact position and the size.

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